Upcoming Training Courses for Payroll Professionals

July 16, 2012

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BUFFALO, NY – The Canisius College Center for Professional Development, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst, will offer American Payroll Association (APA) PayTrain Fundamentals and Mastery courses. The fundamentals course will be held on Tuesdays, September 11-November 13, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The mastery course will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 5 – April 9, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

These courses were designed by the APA to meet the specific educational needs of payroll professionals and those involved with payoll-related businesses. Both courses are designed to prepare participants for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam. 

Both courses cover the following content (the mastery course will cover the concepts more in-depth):

  • Payroll concepts
  • Paycheck calculations
  • Fringe benefits
  • Payroll reporting and employment taxes
  • Record keeping and payroll practices
  • Payroll accounting
  • Management and administration

The course fee is $795 for fundamentals and $895 for mastery. Participants pay an additional $325 for materials. For registration information, contact the Center for Professional Development at (716) 888-8490 or visit the website

The American Payroll Association (APA) is the professional society for payroll professionals and the leader in payroll education. The Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) and Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) are highly sought-after designations for payroll professionals who want to keep their knowledge up-to-date and advance their careers.

The Canisius College Center for Professional Development offers personalized, professional training and consulting that provides critical knowledge and skills to maximize employees’ and their organization’s performance.

Canisius College is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit colleges in the nation and the premier private college in Western New York. Canisius prepares leaders - intelligent, caring, faithful individuals - able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.